The lights and decor, the music, the invigorating chill in the air. This used to be my favorite time of the year. At some point, it’s become my most depressing time of the year. The death of my little brother. The breaking up of a 20-year marriage. A year of social isolation due to Covid19.… Read More Blue Christmas in the Face of Depression and Social Isolation
I know many people feel that an emotional support animal is ridiculous; however, it really is a real thing. It’s something depressed and anxious me needs.… Read More Meet My Emotional Support Animal
Over the years, mine has told me… You can’t. You’re not good enough. You’ll never amount to anything. People just tolerate you. You have no real friends. You’re not lovable. Life is pointless. These are dangerous assertions, especially for someone who struggles with depression. Unfortunately, those struggling with depression have these thoughts more often and tend to… Read More Your Brain is Often a Liar. Be careful as to what you believe.